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List Rules People on this list must have gone to Overbrook High School and be of some renown.

Famous alumni from Overbrook High School; graduates who have achieved stature in their field. Photos are included in this notable Overbrook High School alumni list. Prominent alums from this institution include celebrities, politicians, business people, and more. This list of distinguished Overbrook High School alumni is loosely ordered by relevance and sortable by column if you need to search by specific criteria. You can also search and filter the list to find a specific person or name. Please note that this directory is not just composed of graduates of this school; you can find any famous people who attended this school for at least a semester here. This list of successful alumni may even include a few celebrities who attended Overbrook High School.

Examples of graduates on this list include Wilt Chamberlain and Will Smith.

This list answers the questions “who are the most famous alumni from Overbrook High School?” and “what is a list of big names that went to Overbrook High School?”

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Will Smith is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Overbrook High School Alumni
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Willard Carroll "Will" Smith, Jr. is an American actor, producer, rapper, and songwriter. He has enjoyed success in television, film, and music. In April 2007, Newsweek called him "the most powerful actor in Hollywood". Smith has been nominated for four Golden Globe Awards, two Academy Awards, and ...more

Profession: Record producer, Rapper, Television producer, Film Producer, Screenwriter, + more

Age: 48

Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America

Credits: Men in Black, I Am Legend, I, Robot, The Pursuit of Happyness

Also Ranked

#53 on The Best American Actors Working Today

#87 on The Greatest Actors & Actresses in Entertainment History

#45 on The Best Living American Actors

#48 on The Greatest Actors Who Have Never Won an Oscar (for Acting)

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Guion Bluford is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Overbrook High School Alumni
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Dr. Guion Stewart “Guy” Bluford, Jr., is an engineer, NASA astronaut, and the first African American in space. Before becoming an astronaut, Bluford was a Colonel in the U.S. Air Force. He participated in four Space Shuttle flights between 1983 and 1992. In 1983, as a member of the crew of the Space ...more

Profession: Pilot, Astronaut

Age: 74

Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America

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Wilt Chamberlain is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Overbrook High School Alumni
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Wilton Norman "Wilt" Chamberlain was an American basketball player. He played for the Philadelphia/San Francisco Warriors, the Philadelphia 76ers and the Los Angeles Lakers of the NBA; he played for the University of Kansas and also for the Harlem Globetrotters before playing in the NBA. The 7 foot ...more

Profession: Basketball player, Screenwriter, Coach, Actor

Age: Died at 63 (1936-1999)

Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America

Credits: Any Given Sunday, Conan the Destroyer, All Star Secrets

Also Ranked

#48 on Athletes Who Spark the Most Fan Arguments

#5 on The Top NBA Players Of All Time

#2 on The Best Philadelphia 76ers of All Time

#19 on The Best Athletes of All Time

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Chaka Fattah is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Overbrook High School Alumni
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Chaka Fattah is the U.S. representative for Pennsylvania's 2nd congressional district, serving since 1995. He is a member of the Democratic Party. He previously served in the Pennsylvania Senate and the Pennsylvania House of Representatives. The district includes portions of North Philadelphia, ...more

Profession: Politician

Age: 60

Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America

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